An Expert In Mediterranean Cuisine, Joyce Goldstein Brings The Warmth Of Spain Across The Atlantic With This Delightful Array Of Tapas Recipes These Treats Are Small, Savory, And Perfect For An Evening In With Friends Whether Reliving A Delicious Trip To A Tapas Bar In Spain Or Discovering These Small Plate Delights For The First Time, Readers Will Find Goldstein S 60 Recipes Authentic, Easy To Make, And Pleasing To The Palate Nothing Could Be A Better Accompaniment To A Lingering Glass Of Catalonian Wine Than A Few Bites Each Of Fried Marcona Almonds, Chorizo Sausages Saut Ed In Cider, And Thin Slices Of Serrano Ham With A Short History Detailing The Origins Of Spanish Cooking, Tapas Will Have Crowds Of Fans Asking For M S. The whole tradition of serving in small plates is essential for me to truly savor a particular cuisine Tapas Sensational Small Plates from Spain successfully concocts and delivers not only a great cookbook but a guide to understanding the true essence of this delectable custom From captivating discussions of the culinary history of Spain to the evolution and invasion of both the Cazuela and such products like olives, rice, tuna, chorizos, Serrano ham, boquerones, membrillo, Marcona almonds and Spanish wines into our kitchens, Tapas Sensational Small Plates from Spain will please and delight any oenophile or food aficionado Author Joyce Goldstein who is a self confessed cheerleader for the Spanish cuisine, needs to pat herself on the back for effectively introducing these native dishes at a time when the authentic ingredients were particularly scarce in the United States I found her determination to promote this cuisine highly admirable too because of her own volition to spearhead the awareness by opening Square One in 1984, a restaurant that mainly focused on serving foods of the Mediterranean culture Tapas Sensational Small Plates from Spain gives us a clear primer on the basics of Spanish cooking which includes recommendations on wine pairings, basic sauces, and mouth watering recipes for poultry, meat, vegetables and seafood And because I am a woman on the go, my personal favorite would be the section on Shop
I enjoyed tapas when I was in Spain It was so easy to sample a raft of small plates and they go so well with wine, beer or, often better, with sherry I have had similar good experiences in restaurants and tapas bars in Chicago, New York and DC Joyce Goldstein has given me a shot of courage to make some of her recipes at home First, she has expanded my vision by breaking down the world of tapas into three different categories Cosas de picar finger foodPinchos foods served on toothpicks, sometimes grilledCazuelitas small versions of larger dishesHer recipes aren t overly complex and there is a wide spectrum of choices ranging from fritters to veggies to seafood and meatwith plenty of savory pastries She also includes five basic sauces with variations Fina
Two books that present the small plate cuisine of the Iberian peninsula Tapas presents the basics for easy preparation of these classic recipes Pintxos takes a decidedly innovative twist on the tapas concept, combining traditional Basque fare wi
I won this book in a giveaway from the publisher Nice layout and explanations of ingredients techniques. Great photos, history of Spanish cuisine and variety of recipes. A nice collection of various Tapas recipes from Spain Provides some nice background material, along with a section on sauces Nice photographs throughout.
- 168 pages
- Tapas: Sensational Small Plates From Spain
- Joyce Goldstein
- 10 September 2018 Joyce Goldstein